Top 3 Dietary Strategies for Pre- Diabetes/Insulin Resistance Management

Did you know that dietary strategies can help improve your blood sugar control and reverse pre diabetes? It’s never too late to make these improvements without the nudge by your local GP and the support of an Accredited Practising Dietitian Here are our top 3 nutrition strategies to help reduce insulin resistance: Strategy 1: Eat […]

Prawn Poke Bowls with Chilli Mayo

Serves: 4 Ingredients: ·      2 cups uncooked brown rice & quinoa mix- cook according to packet ·      500g frozen cooked prawns (tails removed) ·      4 Tbsp reduced salt soy sauce ·      2 Tbsp sesame oil ·      1 Tbsp olive oil or oil spray ·      3 spring onions sliced (use whole stalk- save some green parts […]

A Dietitians’ 5 Top Tips for a Healthy Summer

The summer holidays are in full swing! It’s the season for long days at the beach, various social events and time to relax and reset after the whirlwind of 2020. Enjoying this break is more important than ever, however many people report that these coming few weeks can result in some extra holiday kilo’s to […]

Summer Salad – BBQ’d Prawn Haloumi Salad

Ingredients  500g green medium king prawns (peeled + cleaned)  180g Haloumi  ¾ cup tri-coloured quinoa  1 tbsp. Dijon mustard 1.5 tbsp. olive oil  ½ cup parsley leaves   ½ tbsp. honey  2-3 large grapefruits or oranges  Green snap peas (sliced lengthways) 100g mixed green leaves  salt and pepper to season Method Follow quinoa cooking instructions on […]

How to prevent Diabetes by eating well

An estimated 1.2 million Australians (4.9% of the total population) had diabetes in 2017–18, based on self-reported data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. This lifestyle related chronic disease is more prevalent in men and more apparent as age transgresses. This week Ash had a great session running a ZOOM cooking workshop in relation to Diabetes prevention. […]

Tofu San Choy Bau

Serves: 4 Ingredients 350g firm tofu 1 tbls olive oil 200g shitaki mushrooms, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 tsp ginger, grated 1tbls coriander, finely chopped 2 carrots, grated 1 zucchini, grated 1 tin water chestnuts, chopped 1 red chilli, de seeded, chopped 2 tbls tamari 1 onion, sliced 1 lime 2 tbls kecap manis […]

Nutrition In Prevention Of Breast Cancer

October represents breast cancer awareness month helping to bring attention and support for the awareness of modifiable risk factors and early intervention. Among Breast Cancer (BC) cases, 5-10% are due to genetic defects, with 90-95% attributable to environmental and lifestyle factors with diet contributing 30-35% and obesity 10-20% (Anand et al., 2008; Shapira, 2017; WCRF, AICR, 2007). Nutrition […]

Healthy Immune Boosting Drinks When Working From Home

1.     Anti-inflammatory Booster  1 cup hot water ½ tsp. raw honey 2 tbsp. fresh lemon 1 tsp. fresh or dried ginger spice 1 tsp. cinnamon spice ½ tsp. turmeric spice 2.     Heart Health Booster 1x decaf chai tea bag (I use Nerada Organic or Dandy Chai) 1 cup hot water ½ tsp. raw honey ½ […]

Sports Nutrition For Gymnastics

About gymnastics Gymnastics is a dynamic sport which requires not only strength, power and at times endurance but also elements of flexibility, balance and co-ordination. As well as being extremely physically involved, mental acuity, precision and confidence are paramount. One wrong move and the payoffs can be serious: fractures, concussions or breaks. To add to […]